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'''Fishbone''' is an American Rock music|rock band formed in 1979 in Los Angeles, California, which plays a fusion of ska music|ska, punk rock, funk music|funk, hard rock and Soul music|soul. Critics have noted of the band: "Fishbone was one of the most distinctive and eclectic alternative rock bands of the late '80s. With their hyperactive, self-conscious Multiculturalism|diversity, goofy sense of humor, and sharp social commentary, the group gained a sizable cult following during the late '80s, yet they were never able to earn a mainstream audience." Fishbone first assembled in 1979 with John Norwood Fisher (bass); his brother Phillip "Fish" Fisher (drums); Angelo Moore, who sometimes uses the stage name "Dr. Madd Vibe" (vocals, saxophones ranging from sopranino saxophone|sopranino to bass saxophone|bass, theremin); Kendall Jones (guitar); "Dirty" Walter A. Kibby II...
AliasFishbone & Familyhood Nextperience
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenreAlternative rock,{{cite web|url= |first= Stephen Thomas
Years active1979—present
LabelColumbia Records|Columbia, DC-Jam Records, Rowdy Records|Rowdy, Hollywood Records|Hollywood, High Times Records, Sound In Color, Nuttsactor 5
Associated actsYear of the Dragon, Dirty Walt & The Columbus Sanitation, Trulio Disgracias, Dr. Madd Vibe, The Seedy Arkhestra, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Big Ol' Nasty Getdown
Current membersAngelo Moore
John Norwood Fisher
Walter A. Kibby II
John Steward
Rocky George
Jay Armant
Paul Hampton
Past membersPhilip "Fish" Fisher
Kendall Jones
Chris Dowd
John Bigham
Spacey T
Anthony Brewster
Dion Murdock
Tori Ruffin
Andre´ "PaDre" Holmes
Curtis Storey
John McKnight
Dre Gipson
Freddie Flint
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